Sun 1 Mar 2020 8:00am - 2:30pm
Posted by Maggie D
on Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Leaders: Efe O
Standard: Everyone welcome
Meeting: Tue, 25 Feb 2020, 7:00 pm
The following information is a copy from the description given on the Victorian Rogaining Associations website: https://vra.rogaine.asn.au/
Come along to the meeting to arrange a group to enter!
MUMC members are eligible for $10 off two rogaines a year.
The 4hr CBD-gaine is back to kick start your 2020! This event is all about exploring the art, culture, history and parkland of inner city Melbourne. With a focus on fun, finding new parts of the city and introducing friends to Rogaining this will be a fast scoring event. Walk, run or public transport around inner city of Melbourne.
This year, we start in Docklands, exploring the ever growing, ever interesting parts of the ‘new CBD’. There are plenty of opportunities for waterside strolling, deep city exploring or both!
A perfect event for novices and good fun for those who have done it all before. This is also the perfect event for families with short distances between checkpoints, pram friendly streets and heaps of close by playgrounds (all playgrounds are worth 100 points).
Following the success of last years rolling start times, competitors will be able to choose their start time. Starts will be between 8.00 am and 10.00 am in 15 minute intervals.
No post event catering however there are plenty of opportunities for top quality coffee, a taste of Melbourne cuisine or a quick stop at a convenience store to refuel.
Near Harbour Esplanade between Bourke Street and Collins Street
The course uses question and multiple choice answer checkpoints. The questions are intended to confirm your visit to the checkpoint and not test your IQ. Checkpoints are set on points of interest as much as possible. Find the location on the Map then find the answer to the question matching a multiple choice answer and marking off A, B, C or D on you answer sheet.
This event is suitable of all levels of walking, running, pram and baby backpack teams. There is no cycling (Cyclogaine) However using Public Transport is allowed. Bring your myki as you must pay to use public transport outside of the free tram zone. Note that the hash house is outside of the free tram zone.
Melway based map
You guessed it, no camping is available at the Hash House. A variety of accommodation options are available in Melbourne CBD and the surrounding suburbs.
Getting there and away:
We strongly recommend taking public transport to the start.
Off-street parking is expensive and metered parking options tend to be limited to shorter parking periods in inner Melbourne.
There are numerous public transport options to get to this event
From Southern Cross Station (7 minute walk, 600 metres). Walk west on Collins Street for 500 metres, Turn right onto Harbour Esplanade walk 100 metres
The route 11, 35, 48, 70 and 75 tram stops are all very close by.
Online Entry now open and will close Wednesday 26-Feb at 11:59pm.
Junior $5 (under 18) Juniors get free entry when in a team with an adult.
Entered before 11:59pm 26th February, Entries will be closed after this date.
Above fees are per person.
All entries must be in teams of 2 to 5 people.
Final Instructions and Start location:
Final instructions which includes more information about the start location will be available on the VRA home page from Tuesday 25th February.
Team lists included any outstanding payments will also be on the VRA home page from Tuesday 25th February.
Please download and complete an Indemnity Form from the Public Entry page. ALL team members must sign the form.
In this event, competitors can choose their start time on the day. Start times are between 8.00am and 10.00am in 15 minute intervals. Competitors must report to the start line 10 minutes before their start time for the pre-race briefing.
7:30 am Registration opens and maps can be issued.
Start planning your course.
8:00 am First ‘wave’ of competitors can start
Please go to ‘start area’ 10 minutes before your start time for the compulsory briefing
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Competitors can start in 15 minute ‘waves’ (E.g. 8.00 am, 8.15 am, 8.30am etc…
The last possible start time is 10.00am.
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Competitors finish (4 hours after their start time)
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